Four Canti (Vigliena square - The Four Corners)
Quattro Canti Theatre of the Sun during the Festino Saint Rosalie Celebrations
At the Crossroad between two main street, Via Vittorio Emanuele and Via Maqueda, we find this widening where, upon the four corners, are standing four baroque facade with the classical distribution on three order of architecture: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, with small fountains, the statues of four season and the four statues of the 4 saints holy protectors of Palermo: Saint Cristine, Ninfa, Oliva and Agata. (This Saint was changed after with Saint Rosalia).
The Theatre of the Sun in one image from Wim Wenders film Palermo Shooting
The crossing means also about the four area in which Palermo is cutted: Palazzo Reale, Mezzomonreale, Castellammare e Oreto, all protected buy a Feminine Saint.